New Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Selected

Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Herlache has a ways to go before he joins the ranks of the retired, but he knows that the transition to a new chief will be a smooth one. Herlache told WDOR News Friday that his replacement will be Assistant Chief Tim Dietman. Dietman’s selection by Sturgeon Bay’s Fire and Police Commission was made after a thorough review of the … Continue reading

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Group Opposed to Sturgeon Bay Hotel Creates Legal Support Fund

A group that is opposed to a hotel on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront has announced that it has created a fund to support legal action to block the project. The “Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront” asserts that the proposed Lindgren Hotel will be built on land that legally belongs to the public. It cites an assertion by Midwest Environmental Advocates that two … Continue reading

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Large Donation Pushes YMCA Fundraising Close to the Million Dollar Mark

A $500,000 commitment from Green Bay Packaging and the George Kress Foundation has pushed the capital campaign for the new lifestyle center at the YMCA’s Northern Door Program Center past the $900,000 mark. The 3,500 square foot addition is the key component in the effort to raise the $1.5 million needed to construct the new lifestyle center, re-roof the gym, replace the facility’s air handling … Continue reading

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New Voting Machines Purchased for Door County

The Door County Board Tuesday agreed to spend just under $262,000 on nearly two dozen voting machines to replace the current voting system which is worn out and at the end of its useful life. The machines, referred to as the Imagecast Evolution Voting System, will be set up in each Door County municipality and the county. It was reasoned that by purchasing the voting … Continue reading

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Hospital Dental Clinic Receives Grant

Delta Dental of Wisconsin has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Ministry Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic in Sturgeon Bay. The funds will help pay for the expanded operation of the clinic over the next two years and, in doing so, will provide services to over 3,000 youth and adults four days each week. The dental clinic has been providing dental care locally since … Continue reading

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Door County Board Puts Two Major Projects on Hold

Decisions on moving the process along for two major building projects were put on hold during the meeting of the Door County board Tuesday. Supervisors decided to take a step back and postponed action on moving to phase three of both the Human Services/Resource Center and Central Ambulance Station projects. For instance, phase three for the ambulance garage project would have included design development, development … Continue reading

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Phone Problem at Door County and City of Sturgeon Bay Offices Fixed

A glitch in the phone system provided by AT&T impacted incoming phone calls to county, city and school district phone calls in Sturgeon Bay. The problem, which affected phone service in a multi-state area, disrupted phone service for Door County and Sturgeon Bay city departments, Sturgeon Bay Utilities and the Sturgeon Bay school system from 11:30AM to 3:PM Tuesday. Outgoing phone calls were possible, but … Continue reading

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79 Year Old Illinois Woman Dead After Accident Saturday Afternoon

The investigation is continuing into the death of a 79-year old Illinois woman who was involved in a one-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 42 and County Trunk E, in Egg Harbor. Roberta Nauman was suffering from a severe leg injury when she was extricated from her vehicle. She was transported to Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay by ambulance, … Continue reading

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WPS Warns Customers of Scams

Wisconsin Public Service reports receiving several customer calls this week about scammers claiming to be employees of WPS or We Energies demanding immediate payments to prevent a disconnection of service. A new twist features emails sent to customers attempting to obtain bank account numbers and claiming to represent WPS. While the reports were centered in the Green Bay area, all WPS customers are being asked … Continue reading

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New Principal at Saint John Bosco

Saint John Bosco Catholic School in Sturgeon Bay has a new principal. She is Vicki Dassler and has 26 years experience as both a teacher and administrator. Most recently, Dassler spent 14 years as an elementary principal in Howard, Wisconsin. An award-winning educator, she was recognized by the Wisconsin State Reading Association as administrator of the year in 2008 and received the State of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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